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Fix 50: Is It Faster To Go Around Project Or Through Construction?

CBS13 photojournalist James Taylor took the typical route along Highway 50 and into the teeth of the project, while CBS13’s Nick Janes tried the alternate route suggested by Caltrans— taking Interstate 80 to Watt Avenue, then inbound to Business 80.

04/22/2014

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Sacramento Kings’ Doors Will Come From Maker Of Massive Space-X Entrance

Schweiss Doors owner Michael Schweiss says the Kings doors will be as high as the Space-X doors—the tallest he’s ever made.

04/22/2014

Fix 50 work

First Day Of Fix 50 Brings Delays, Lane Goofs, Camera Problems

Crews are demolishing the rail to widen the shoulders to 10 feet, but the real issue is the deck. In the coming days, cracks will be fixed, and a new 4-inch layer of concrete will be poured on top to strengthen and improve the half-mile stretch.

04/22/2014

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UC Davis Using Food Waste To Power Campus In First-Of-Its-Kind Program

It’s a smelly scoop of trash—food waste mostly—that instead of going to a landfill is being fed into a giant machine with a cool-sounding name: The Bio-Digester.

04/22/2014

William Bradley Bishop

FBI Searching Sierra For Man Accused Of Killing Wife, Mother, Children In 1970s

William Bradley Bishop allegedly killed five members of his family in Maryland in March 1976 by bludgeoning them with a hammer. Now he’s one of the FBI’s Top 10 most wanted.

04/22/2014

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Man Allegedly Threw Gasoline On Girlfriend, Tried To Light Her On Fire

A man allegedly threw gasoline on his girlfriend and tried to light her on fire on Monday, say police.

04/22/2014

An generic photo of an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing. (CBS)

Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Train In Davis

The incident happened at around 7:30 a.m. near Old Davis Road, south of Interstate 80, according to a UC Davis police spokesperson. The Amtrak Capitol Corridor was traveling from Sacramento to San Jose at the time.

04/22/2014

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Rocklin Shooting Came After House Party Hoax In Quiet Neighborhood

A high-school student who lives on the street invited a few friends to her home. But one girl who didn’t get an invite felt excluded. She decided to invite strangers to the Rocklin home as revenge by spreading word about a house party on social media.

04/22/2014

Teen killed

Teen Killed In Suspected Distracted Driving Accident Remembered As Leader

Mia Aguiar, 19, was arrested and is accused of reaching for her cellphone before veering off the road and hitting four teens, killing 14-year-old Zachariah Gomez.

04/22/2014

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Fix 50: Drivers, Workers Prepare For Possible Delays From Sacramento Project

Because of the Fix 50 project, state employees may not be filling Sacramento’s public parking garages in the same numbers.

04/22/2014

sewage problems

Antelope Ranch Apartments Residents Fed Up With Repeated Sewage Problems

The waste seems to be coming from what appear to be sewer lines next to their buildings. Residents say the incidents are addressed, but what’s left behind isn’t cleaned up and it’s not clear what is causing the problems.

04/21/2014